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OCTOBER 2

1910 James V. Carmichael (Georgia-born Legislator, Businessman, Educational Leader) Georgia Political and Social Leaders Special Needs Education Education Administration University of Georgia
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1861 The First Train of the Wisconsin Central Railroad Runs Between Menasha and Waupaca Wisconsin Railroad Historic Firsts Wisconsin Historical Society
1863 A Federal Detachment Attacks Salt Works Near Florida's St. George's Sound Florida American Civil War Florida Historical Society
1874 Green Cove Springs, Florida Is Incorporated Green Cove Springs, Florida Florida Historical Society
1897 George Washington Bright Is Hired as First African-American Member of the Los Angeles Fire Department Los Angeles City Government Labor Fire Safety African-American Political and Social Leaders Historic Firsts Los Angeles Fire Department African-American Registry
1922 New York Stock Exchange Opens in a New Location New York City Investments and Markets New York Stock Exchange History Channel
1958 4,000 Members of the United Auto Workers in Janesville, Wisconsin Join a National Strike Against General Motors Janesville, Wisconsin Automotives Labor Strikes Bridges UAW Wisconsin Historical Society
1975 Retail Giant, W.T. Grant, Files for Bankruptcy Business & Industries History Channel

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